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Insurers call on G20 to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020
Insurers with $1.2 trillion under management called on Tuesday for the Group of 20 to set a timetable to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels by 2020 when they meet at a summit in China this weekend.
Reuters
 
The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age
Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken
Guardian
 
Climate change a key topic at the G20 Summit
Climate change has come to be in the spotlight at the upcoming G20 summit.
CCTV
 
L’Homme a tellement déréglé le climat qu’on devrait créer une nouvelle époque géologique pour décrire ce qui nous arrive: l'Anthropocène
L'Homme a fait entrer la Terre dans une nouvelle époque géologique, l'Anthropocène, qui a débuté au milieu du 20ème siècle, selon un groupe de scientifiques qui a présenté lundi ses conclusions devant le Congrès géologique international réuni en Afrique du Sud.
RTL
 
UN cultural agency hails creation of world’s largest marine protected area
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in the world, done through expanding a marine reserve in the state of Hawaii.
UN News Centre
 
Climat : après la COP21, Fabius appelle les dirigeants à tenir leurs promesses
Près de neuf mois après la signature de l’accord de Paris sur le climat, Laurent Fabius, dans une tribune publiée par Le Monde, tire la sonnette d’alarme
Le Monde
 
Environment Minister discusses COP22 preparations with US delegation
Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy met with Jonathan Pershing, the US deputy director for the office of energy policy, in Cairo on Tuesday to discuss preparations for the upcoming 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22).
Daily News Egypt
 
 
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